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Publication numberUSD437933 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/116,188
Publication dateFeb 20, 2001
Filing dateDec 28, 1999
Publication number116188, 29116188, US D437933 S1, US D437933S1, US-S1-D437933, USD437933 S1, USD437933S1
InventorsAmy Lynn Fletcher, Lisa Ann Dimitrijevs, Christopher Peter Olson, Kathleen Irene Ratliff, Shirlee Ann Weber, Susan Lee West
Original AssigneeKimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Disposable absorbent article
US D437933 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. We claim the ornamental design for a disposable absorbent article, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a plan view of one embodiment of a disposable absorbent article according to our new design, in a laid flat condition and showing the surface of the article that faces away from the wearer.

FIG. 2 is a plan view of another embodiment of the disposable absorbent article according to our new design, in a laid flat condition and showing the surface of the article that faces away from the wearer, wherein the phantom lines indicate an area which includes a pattern;

FIG. 3 is a plan view of the disposable absorbent article of FIG. 1, showing the surface of the article that faces the wearer when the absorbent article is worn.

FIG. 4 is a left side perspective view of the disposable absorbent article of FIG. 1, with the refastenable fastening system shown engaged on the right side of the absorbent article and disengaged on the left side of the absorbent article.

FIG. 5 is a left side perspective view similar to FIG. 3 but showing the fastening system engaged on both sides of the absorbent article.

FIG. 6 is a front elevation of the disposable absorbent article of FIG. 1.

FIG. 7 is a rear elevation of the disposable absorbent article of FIG. 1.

FIG. 8 is a left side elevation of the disposable absorbent article of FIG. 1.

FIG. 9 is a right side elevation of the disposable absorbent article of FIG. 1.

FIG. 10 is a top plan view of the disposable absorbent article of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 11 is a bottom plan view of the disposable absorbent article of FIG. 1.

The broken line showing is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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Reference
1Exhibit A—Photographs of training pant sold by Kimberly-Clark Corporation under the tradename Huggies® Pull-Ups® Training Pants.
2Exhibit B—Photographs of training pant sold by Kao Corporation in Japan under the tradename Merries Kids Torepants.
3Exhibit C—Photographs of training pant sold by Paragon under the tradename Wal-Mart Dri-Bottoms Training Pants.
4Exhibit D—Photographs of training pant sold by The Procter & Gamble Company under the tradename Luvs® Training Pants (unisex).
5Exhibit E—Photographs of training pant sold by The Procter & Gamble Company in Japan under the tradename Pampers Sukusuku.
6Exhibit F—Photographs of training pant sold by Uni-Charm Corporation in Japan under the tradename Torepan Man (Boys).
7Exhibit G—Photographs of training pant sold by Uni-Charm Corporation in Japan under the tradename Torepan Man Step 2.
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/126